Average Rainfall for Greece in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during May at cities and islands in Greece.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: Aegean Islands, Crete, Peloponnese, as well as Western, Central and Northern Greece.

Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it typically gets this month and for the usual amount of precipitation. The numbers are averages of weather data collected over several decades.

Aegean Islands

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
7 Limnos 0.9 23
1 Milos 0.5 13
6 Mytilini 0.8 22
3 Naxos 0.4 9
5 Rhodes (Rodos) 0.7 19
4 Samos 0.8 20

Crete

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
4 Chania 0.5 14
4 Heraklion 0.6 14
3 Ierapetra 0.6 14
3 Rethymno 2.5 63
3 Sitia 0.5 13
2 Tympaki 0.4 9

Peloponnese

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
2 Astros 0.5 14
5 Kalamata 1.0 26
3 Kythira 0.4 11
2 Methoni 0.5 14
7 Pyrgela 0.8 20
9 Tripoli 1.5 39
6 Velo 0.9 24

Western Greece

These weather data are for places in the Ionian Islands and Western Hellas peripheries.

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Agrinio 1.7 43
6 Araxos 0.8 21
5 Argostoli 0.7 18
8 Kerkyra 1.5 37
5 Patras 1.1 29
6 Pyrgos 0.9 24
3 Zakinthos 0.7 17

Central Greece

The cities listed here are in the Attica, Epirus, Sterea Hellas and Thessaly peripheries.

Total precipitation during May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 Aliartos 1.1 29
7 Arta 2.3 59
7 Athens 0.6 15
6 Elefsina 0.8 20
11 Ioannina 2.7 69
9 Lamia 1.3 34
10 Larissa 1.5 38
6 Nea Filadelfia 0.9 23
5 Skyros 0.6 15
7 Tanagra 0.9 23
6 Tatoi 0.8 20
5 Volos 1.4 37

Northern Greece

This section covers the peripheries of West, Central and East Macedonia and Thrace.

Average May rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Alexandroupoli 1.4 35
11 Florina 2.3 59
9 Kavala 1.3 33
11 Kozani 2.2 57
11 Serres 1.9 48
11 Thessaloniki 1.7 44
9 Trikala 1.7 42
Reference

Helenic National Meteorological Service. Climatology.

Greece Precipitation
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